Effective: Moved to the Policy Library from the Office for Responsible Research
Updated/Revised: December 07, 2009
Contact: Office for Responsible Research
This policy identifies the persons involved with research at Iowa State University who must receive human subjects training. Investigators must obtain training on research involving humans and on the applicable federal regulations to help ensure the ethical treatment of human participants.
All investigators and key personnel involved in the conduct of research involving humans must participate in human subjects training. Investigators may include physicians, scientists, administrative staff, instructors, and students, and should be listed as key personnel on the Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications and forms.
Individuals who are required to obtain human subjects training under this policy include:
Individuals who are not required to obtain human subjects training include:
Required training is available on the IRB website. Principal investigators have responsibility for ensuring that certifications of required investigator training have been received when submitting applications for approval and related forms. The Office for Responsible Research will verify completion of the required training before IRB approval will be released.